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Believing in Fairy Tales

I was chatting on the phone with a friend on Friday and he asked me if I believed in fairy tales. I deflected the question onto, “What do you mean by ‘believe in fairy tales’?” Because it really is a deeper, more complex question than it seems on the surface. 496 more words


Nielsen & Rackham: fairy tale coloring pages

PDF: Nielsen EastWest wmlg

PDF: Rackham tree wmlg

Drawn from paintings by Kay Nielsen and Arthur Rackham, respectively. (So the creepy tree-man was not my idea.) 49 more words

Coloring Pages

Rapunzel Quilt

There is a new category on the menu: Projects!

I am adding portfolios of my bigger projects under the heading “All Projects” so that all progress and photos related to them is easy to find. 49 more words

Textile Art

Tale As Old As Time

Beauty and the Beast has always been my favorite fairy tale. Favorite Disney movie, favorite Robin McKinley fairy tale retelling, favorite original tale … basically, … 959 more words


"Pupa" or A Freakish Metamorphosis Tale

Fairy tales are not just for kids. In fact, they are for people of all ages, because the themes that they grapple with are so multi-layered that they must be understood over the course of a lifetime. 177 more words



The Lunar Chronicles

by Marissa Meyer

I read this back in March 2016 right after finishing Scarlet. I had been waiting to read Cress  498 more words


What we can learn from Beauty and the Beast About Plot, Tension and Obstacles

Disney’s much hyped adaptation of Beauty and the Beast was released at the weekend. The film broke box office records with an estimated $170 million, making it the seventh largest opening weekend of all time. 399 more words